Pre-Health Students Present Research at Eighth Annual ACRoSS

Presentations by two pre-health students were included in this summer’s eighth annual Allegheny College Research Seminar Series (ACRoSS).  This interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of summer research projects developed by students and faculty takes place in the Tippie Alumni Center’s Tillotson Room and is organized by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (URSCA) under the direction of Professor Aimee Knupsky, Ph.D.

On Tuesday, June 9, pre-health student Claire Porterfield (Biochemistry ’16) and Nathan Allen (Biochemistry ’16) presented their research with Professor Marty Serra, Ph.D. (Chemistry and Biochemistry) titled “RNA Structure and Stability.”

On Tuesday, June 16, pre-health student Garrett Devenney (Biology/Global Health Studies ’16) presented research with Professor Becky Dawson, Ph.D. (Global Health Studies and Biology) titled “Knowledge and Perceptions of the 2014 Ebola Outbreak among Undergraduate Students.”